Where to get boots fixed up?

Thumbnail image for boots with snow on themKobe asks via Facebook:

Does anyone know a good place to take leather boots that are scuffed/scraped and need to be fixed up? I don't trust myself on this one.

We had a related question -- about getting boots re-soled -- a few years back. The answers there might be helpful. But we're guessing the number of places that can give a pair of boots a good fixup exceeds the number of places that could do a whole re-soling. (Or maybe not. That's why it's good to ask.)

Boot season is here. So, got a suggestion for Kobe? Please share!

Comments

From Ellie on Twitter: "Delmar boot supply in Stuyvesant plaza. Hands down."

Lev's Shoe & Leather Repair
602 Central Ave Albany, NY 12206
(518) 459-3739

This is handsdown the most skilled leather repair shop I've ever been to. Lev himself does as the work (as far as I understand). The hours are odd and they may not take plastic (I always pay cash so I'm not sure) but they do fantastic work.

Dixson Shoe Reprs
257 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-4216

The Delmar Bootery in Stuyvesant Plaza is pretty good. I've taken many dress shoes there to be repaired and polished.

Elio's shoe repair. The man is a genius and the prices are reasonable. I cannot recommend him enough.
https://plus.google.com/114010196968240139134/about?hl=en

Uptown Shoe Repair
1817 Western Avenue
(Westmere/Guilderland)

Second and third the recommendation of Delmar Bootery at Stuyvesant Plaza. Been a customer for over 25 years - since they were actually in Delmar. Never less than 100% satisfied.

Troy Quick Shoe Repair 81 3rd Street Troy, NY 12180

Phone Number: 518-274-2431

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Saturdays 8 am - 1 pm

Sundays - Closed

Jim's Quick Shoe Repair, Troy

If you have Red Wings there is a Red Wings store in Clifton Park Center

I have been to Lev's and Delmar Bootery and highly recommend both.

I want to get shoes completely resoled which I don't think Lev's or Bootery will do. I know Delmar Bootery won't because they told me they can't fix the shoes at this point. Does anyone have recommendations for a cobbler or someone who may be able to save my favorite flats from the dump?

Thanks!

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The Atlas of Inland Fishes of New York

There are 181 native and introduced freshwater fish species in New York State. That's one of the many, many bits in a huge new catalog... (more)

Prestigious award for Hudson chef

Zak Pelaccio of Fish & Game in Hudson won the 2016 James Beard Award for best chef in the Northeast this week. The awards go... (more)

Business workshop at Forage+Sundry

Forage+Sundry in Troy is hosting a business workshop for "makers, creatives, artists, and entrepreneurs" on May 21. It will be led by Tess Palma-Martinez of... (more)

"They almost operate like a hedge fund that conducts classes"

Farther afield, but maybe interesting because this issue pops up here, too: A group residents in Princeton (the municipality) are suing to challenge the tax-exempt... (more)

"Murder, Morals and Music" at Madison Theater

A new film series -- "Murders, Morals, and Music" -- starts at the Madison Theater next Thursday, May 12. Blurbage: The Pine Hills Film Colony,... (more)

Recent Comments

I know why I take the bus more - because it's easier to take now! Busplus from Schenec to Albany gives me a nice relaxing ride and I can do work or read my book, I basically gain an extra hour of my life. Can't wait for the navigator cards to ramp up. Much better than those ten trips.

"They almost operate like a hedge fund that conducts classes"

...has 1 comment, most recently from ace

Spring plant sales 2016

...has 6 comments, most recently from WendyG

Hugh Farley is not running for re-election

...has 1 comment, most recently from Rob

New York's (now lost) native parrot

...has 3 comments, most recently from Kashmir Csaky

An attempt to hail Uber for the Albany area

...has 52 comments, most recently from Michael